Alcohol a possible factor in Clarks Grove crash

Published 8:05 pm Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Alcohol may have been a factor in a crash Sunday night northwest of Clarks Grove that injured an Ellendale woman.

A Minnesota State Patrol report states Marianne Agnes Christensen, 52, was taken to St. Marys Hospital in Rochester for injuries deemed not life-threatening.

Christensen was reportedly driving a 2011 Jeep Compass northbound on Freeborn County Road 20 at 10:30 p.m. when she lost control of the vehicle, left the roadway and struck a filed approach at the intersection with 310th Street.

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Hartland first responders, Mayo Clinic Ambulance and Mayo 3 helicopter assisted at the scene.

Christensen was wearing her seat belt, and the roads were dry at the time of the crash.